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  • At the Rivière-des-Prairies Champlain convened a tabagie: “We summoned them all to an assembly,” he wrote, “in order to explain our intentions.”

    Champlain's Dream

  • They had first met in the tabagie at Tadoussac in 1603, and Champlain wrote that Tessoüat was “astonished to see me, telling us that he thought I was a ghost and that he could not believe his eyes.”

    Champlain's Dream

  • Probably the special account was a detailed report on the tabagie at Tadoussac, and prospects for settlement in the St. Lawrence Valley.

    Champlain's Dream

  • After this tabagie, Nibachis led Champlain across Muskrat Lake, and then by easy beaten trails to a much larger body of water that today is called Allumette Lake.61

    Champlain's Dream

  • Their differences with Champlain did not emerge at the tabagie.

    Champlain's Dream

  • Tessoüat welcomed Champlain with still another tabagie on Morrison Island.

    Champlain's Dream

  • As time passed, the importance of the tabagie at Tadoussac steadily increased.

    Champlain's Dream

  • They began the long ritual of a tabagie, and started to smoke together, “as they usually do before beginning their speeches.”

    Champlain's Dream

  • They found him in a big bark lodge sixty or seventy paces long, holding a tabagie, a tobacco-feast for “eighty or one hundred companions.”

    Champlain's Dream

  • Some “conversation” ensued, but no meeting and no tabagie—a common pattern on voyages commanded by the sieur de Mons.

    Champlain's Dream

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